The holiday season is upon us and one of the most fun and unique attractions is returning to the Vegas Strip. For the seventh consecutive year, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas welcomes the return of The Ice Rink at the Boulevard Pool.
The part-time concert venue and pool will transform into a winter wonderland high above the Las Vegas Strip open to the public Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.
One of the best features of the ice rink at the Cosmopolitan is the gorgeous views from above the Vegas Strip. Visitors to the rink will enjoy roof-top ice skating on more than 4,200 square feet of real ice. Each night the ice skating rink will see a light snow shower every 30 minutes. Days and times vary for the snow showers.
You can enjoy the beautiful winter wonderland without the skating. The Cosmopolitan also has fire pits for roasting s’mores and adult renditions of seasonal culinary classics. The bar also serves seasonally warm boozy drinks like Hot Toddies to keep you warm.

Cosmopolitan Ice Rink Times And Prices

The Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan is open during the following times:
Nov. 21 – Dec. 20
Mon – Thurs: 3 pm-Midnight
Fri – Sun: Noon-Midnight
Dec. 21, 2018 – Jan. 6
Daily: Noon-Midnight
Ice skating admission includes all-day skating access and skate rentals. There is no cost to enter Boulevard Pool and enjoy the Ice Rink area if you just want to hang out. Of course, food and beverages will cost money if you choose to eat and drink. Ice skating costs are as follow:
Daily: $20
Locals and military (with ID): $10
hotel guests (limit 4 per room) Mon – Thurs: $10 (weekends may be more)
Mon – Thurs Skate aid (60-minute rental): $10
Visit the Cosmopolitan’s website for more information and fire pit reservations.

Special Events

This year the Cosmopolitan will host a handful of special events at the ice rink.

  • December 5: Tree Lighting Ceremony with Vegas Golden Knight Deryk Engelland from 6 pm – 8 pm.
  • December 13: Space Skate Night with the cast of OPIUM from 5 pm – 7 pm.
  • December 31: Fireworks Viewing Celebration from 7:00 pm – 1:00 am.
  • November 26 – January 1: Date Skate Mondays and Tuesdays featuring Holiday Movie Classics

Date Skate Mondays and Tuesdays welcome guests to a movie date night on the ice. Hang out at a fire pit and stay toasty with a signature cocktail as a double feature of classic holiday films is shown on the resort’s 65-foot digital marquee beginning at 7 pm. The movie schedule is subject to change.

  • November 26: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • December 3: A Christmas Story
  • December 4: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • December 10: Home Alone
  • December 17: The Santa Clause
  • December 18: The Polar Express
  • December 24: Elf
  • December 25: Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • January 1: Frozen



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